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Treasure Planet (2002)

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A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that this movie is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.

Writers:

Robert Louis Stevenson (based on the novel "Treasure Island" by), Ron Clements (screenplay by) | 6 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roscoe Lee Browne ... Mr. Arrow (voice)
Corey Burton ... Onus (voice)
Dane A. Davis ... Morph (voice)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Jim Hawkins (voice)
Tony Jay ... Narrator (voice)
Austin Majors ... Young Jim (voice)
Patrick McGoohan ... Billy Bones (voice)
Michael McShane ... Hands (voice) (as Micheal McShane)
Laurie Metcalf ... Sarah Hawkins (voice)
Brian Murray ... John Silver (voice)
David Hyde Pierce ... Doctor Doppler (voice)
Martin Short ... B.E.N. (voice)
Emma Thompson ... Captain Amelia (voice)
Michael Wincott ... Scroop (voice)
Jack Angel Jack Angel ... Grewnge / Police Robot 2 (voice)
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Storyline

In this science fiction rendering of the classic novel "Treasure Island", Jim Hawkins (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a rebellious teen seen by the world as an aimless slacker. After he receives a map from a dying pirate, he embarks on an odyssey across the universe to find the legendary Treasure Planet. Written by Tom Daly

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Taglines:

They're on the search for gold, but they better watch out for Silver. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for adventure action and peril | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Jim's clothes become lighter as this movie progresses, symbolizing his transformation from "bad boy" to "hero". Near the beginning, he wears a black t-shirt. During his adventure towards and on Treasure Planet, he wears a tan shirt. In the final scene, he wears a white military uniform. See more »

Goofs

The "warped" patterns of glass in Amelia's cabin change. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: On the clearest of nights, when the winds of the Etherium were calm and peaceful, the great merchant ships, with their cargos of Arcturian solar crystals, felt safe and secure. Little did they suspect that they were persued by... pirates. And the most feared of all these pirates was the notorious Captain Nathaniel Flint.
Captain Nathaniel Flint: [to crew] Fire!
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Soundtracks

Always Know Where You Are
Performed by BBMak
Produced by Rob Cavallo
Recorded by Allen Sides
Mixed by Tom Lord Alge (as Tom Lord-Alge)
John Rzeznik appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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For Roy
1 February 2006 | by jonricco-1See all my reviews

Everyone show watch and buy this movie if for no other reason than to support Roy Disney against Michael Eisner!!

This poor movie suffered from political mudslinging between these two. As "Treasure Island" was one of the Disney company's first and most successful live-action pictures, Roy had always been passionate about making an animated version. Eisner, ever Roy's opponent, was in charge of the advertising budget. So, when Treasure planet was released, without any typically "Disney" fanfare, it met with unsurprisingly small attendance.

The day after it was released, Eisner held a press conference, declaring "Treasure Planet" a flop, and blaming it for Disney's poor 3rd quarter performance. Roy promptly quit the company his uncle and father had built.

As far as the movie itself goes, the controversy robbed what I think is the finest example of a "Disney" movie since Mulan. The animation is spectacular, the vocal talents are superb, and Brian Murray is one of the greatest Long John Silvers I've ever heard.

But beyond the technical qualities, "Treasure Planet" captures the spirit of Disney much better than recent Disney debacles (see Valiant, Chicken Little, Home on the Range). I think the end product came out very nicely, and, larger than that, I think Walt would have been proud to put his name on this one.


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Official Sites:

Disney [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Treasure Planet See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,083,248, 1 December 2002

Gross USA:

$38,176,783

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,041,363
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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